advisory board

Peter Aronsson

Peter Aronsson, Professor and Pro-Rector for Linnæus University. He has coordinated several international projects exploring the uses of the past in National Museums and participates in a project on historical consciousness, exploring the general concept of history. He is chair of the board of the Swedish Emigration Institute.

Marit Aure

Marit Aure is currently a post-doctor at Centre for Women's and Gender Research, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Aure holds a PhD in planning and community studies, and applies interdisciplinary approaches based on cultural geography, social anthropology, sociology and political science in her research. (more…)

Pauline Gardiner Barber

Pauline Gardiner Barber, Professor, Dalhousie University, Canada has conducted extensive studies of class effects of migration and her research also questions the links between migration and the inequalities of citizenship.

Laurie Bertram

Laurie Bertram, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto, Canada. Professor Bertram’s research, public history practice and teaching interests focus on Canada and Iceland. Her forthcoming book, “Immigrant Threads: Fashioning Icelandic-North American Culture, 1870 onwards,” studies the formation of Icelandic immigrant identity and culture though alternate media, including fashion, food, “Viking” souvenirs and ghost stories. Her current research examines the historical relationships between brothels, colonialism, race and nation building on the Prairies from 1

Brigitte Hipfl

Brigitte Hipfl is an Associate Professor of Media Studies at the Department of Media and Communication Studies and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria. (more…)

Suvi Keskinen

Suvi Keskinen, Associate Professor, Academy Research Fellow. University of Turku, Finland. In her research she has among other things examined the politics of gender, sexuality, nation and ‘race’ in debates about immigration and multiculturalism.